In "The Yellow Wallpaper," what is seen from the 4 views from the windows upstairs, and what is the emotional quality of those views?  

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The narrator is restricted to her room following the birth of her baby and is likely suffering from postpartum depression. Her husband feels that confining her to a room for rest and forbidding any socialization is just what his wife needs for recovery; however, as the story progresses, it is clear that he has misjudged her mental health needs.

The room of her confinement is covered in a yellow wallpaper, which she hates, and the windows are barred, further confining her. But through the bars on the four windows, she can see the world of the living, which is just beyond her reach.

From one window, she can gaze upon a garden with "deep-shaded arbors, the riotous old-fashioned flowers, and bushes and gnarly trees." Gardens are often thought to be an earthly paradise and a place of connecting with the peace of nature. The narrator is thus reminded of her inability to find this emotional peace locked in a room, apart from nature. There is no paradise in her confinement, so the view further...

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